Don’t Let Spring, Break Your Teeth!

Let’s face it, kids aren’t the only one who enjoy Easter candy each spring.  Jelly belly, chocolate bunnies, and peeps are just some of the treats blooming in their baskets.  After Halloween, Easter is the most popular holiday for candy sales.  This year, 87% of Americans plan to indulge in Easter candy.  While we love…

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Pregnancy: The Tooth About Dental Health While Expecting

Pregnancy is an exciting time for a growing family. If this is your first time being pregnant you may experience a myriad of symptoms because pregnancy effects literally every aspect of a woman’s body due to increased hormones, including your mouth and gums. Taking care of your teeth during these nine months is important. We…

Dentist Approved Tricks For Eating Halloween Candy

Sugary Halloween candies can play tricks on your teeth, even the smaller fun size pieces.  When sugar gets trapped on your teeth, the natural bacteria in your mouth feeds on sugar and breaks down the enamel on your teeth. The longer sugar lingers on your teeth the more likely damage can occur. Not all candy…

Guard Your Teeth From Injuries

Each year over 5 million teeth are lost by people playing sports.  This issue isn’t limited to youth playing contact sports; athletes of all ages are affected.  It’s often the older athletes who have more random dental injuries such as falling off a bike or tripping and hitting their face.  The majority of these cases…

Keep Calm and Get Your Kids Excited About Their First Dental Visit:

A child’s first dental check-up is an important milestone, but can also be a scary one. Once your baby’s first tooth appears, it is time to schedule their first visit sometime within the next six months.  We recommend scheduling the appointment early in the day so your child is alert. It is important to remain calm…

10 Fun Facts About Your Teeth

Teeth don’t have to be boring, in fact, we think they are quite fun!  We want to share our love of teeth with our readers by providing you fun facts about teeth .  We had so much fun creating this list and hope you enjoy learning more about your teeth: Just like fingerprints, your teeth…

Tooth Decay: The #1 Chronic Disease Among Children

Tooth decay (cavities) is the single most common childhood disease.  Each year, hundreds of thousands of children nationwide go untreated for tooth decay.  This infectious disease can emerge in children as young as 6 months, as their teeth begin to appear.  Children who drink large quantities of sugary liquids including milk, juice, and formula are…

Make Tooth Brushing Fun With Music

Music is one of the best ways to motivate your little ones while teaching them healthy habits like brushing their teeth.  This makes the process more fun by teaching them to brush and floss using silly songs and games.  Here are some of our favorites: Brushy, Brush from Seasame Street Tooth Brushing Song from EZ…